Light’s Up On | My Top 5 Musicals in 2018

Light’s Up On | My Top 5 Musicals in 2018

When I look back on 2018, it will be my theatre going experiences that I look back on most fondly. I’ve been fortunate enough to see musicals in Stuttgart, on Broadway and in the West End. This lists attempts to rank which shows stood out and connected with me the most when I saw them. [...]

Review | The Breadwinner (2017)  ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

Review | The Breadwinner (2017)  ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

In ‘The Breadwinner’, we see Afghanistan during a time of heightened tension and conflict through the eyes of a young child. Although it has a 12A certificate, it deals with multiple difficult themes including violence, oppression, loss and suffering. The film, an international co-production between Canada, Ireland and Luxembourg, has a unique style which packs [...]

films I’m guilty of watching, (a lot) more than once

films I’m guilty of watching, (a lot) more than once

Here's my Top Ten Guilty-Pleasure Films. They aren't necessarily Oscar-Award worthy, but I could easily watch these glorious films in a never ending loop. All I'd probably need are some good snacks and a box of tissues at the ready. Let the countdown begin! (500) Days of Summer [2009] I adore this film for its [...]

Review | Opening Night (2016) ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Opening Night (2016) ⋆⋆⋆

Hollywood’s attempts at putting theatre related shows on screen have had varying degrees of success (Smash and Rise, yes I’m referring to you). The latest attempt to catch my attention was the 2016 film, ‘Opening Night’, which is now available to stream on Netflix. I’m surprised it seemingly passed under many peoples' radar, as it [...]